Tarique Zia involved in London attack: Quader


COX’S BAZAR, Feb 12, 2018 (BSS) – Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said Zia Orphanage Trust graft case convicted Tarique Zia is involved in the attack on Bangladesh High Commission in London and disgracing the portrait of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

“Residing in London Tarique Zia perpetrated the attack at the High Commission in London. We informed the matter at Interpol headquarters,” he told the inaugural function of a gate and road named after Shaheed ATM Zafar Alam here.

The minister said process is underway to take legal action after bringing back Tarique Zia, who was convicted in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case, to Bangladesh.

Quader said BNP has annulled its constitution overnight to protect the corrupt and convicted persons. BNP leaders themselves are enough to split the party, he added.

Lawmakers Saimum Sarwar Kamal, Asheq Ullah Rafiq, Abdur Rahman Badi and the concerned government officials were present on the occasion.

ATM Zafar Alam was one of martyrs of first hour in the black night of March 25, 1971.

Later, the minister visited Rohingya camp at Ukhia and addressed a street rally on the premises of Ukhia Kotbazar station.